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House Passes Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's, Ted Deutch's Resolution Condemning Iran for Persecuting the Baha’i

December 13, 2018 - 10:00am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Ted Deutch

As she readies to retire from Congress after almost three decades, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., was able to land one last jab at the Iranian regime this week as the U.S. House passed her resolution “condemning Iran’s human rights violations, particularly its persecution of its Baha’i minority, and urging the administration to impose sanctions against the Iranian regime for its human rights abuses.” 

Brian Mast's Resolution Condemning Assad Regime in Syria Clears the House

December 12, 2018 - 10:00am
Brian Mast

U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., scored a win this week as his proposal condemning the Assad regime in Syria and its supporters, including Russia and Iran, cleared the House. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio's Nicaraguan Investment and Conditionality Act Headed to White House

December 12, 2018 - 9:15am
Marco Runio, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Ted Cruz

Ready to bow out of Congress after almost 30 years, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla.. scored a win as her “Nicaraguan Investment and Conditionality Act” (NICA) has been sent to President Donald Trump’s desk. 

Marco Rubio Wants to Name Senate Human Rights Commission After John McCain

December 11, 2018 - 9:45am
Marco Rubio and John McCain

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubo, R-Fla., is calling on the federal government to create a human rights commission and name it after U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who passed away earlier this year. 

Marco Rubio Continues Pursuit of Dangerous Chinese Telecommunications Company

December 11, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio

When news broke that Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications company Huawei, was arrested in Canada for violating sanctions imposed on Iran, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was the biggest cheerleader. Rubio wants Wanzhou extradited to the United States.

Alcee Hastings Rips UN for Rejecting Nikki Haley's Condemnation of Hamas

December 10, 2018 - 11:15am
Alcee Hastings and Nikki Haley

The senior Democrat in the Florida congressional delegation backed UN Amb. Nikki Haley’s effort to condemn Hamas for its continued efforts against Israel. 

Mario Diaz-Balart, About to Give Up the Gavel on THUD Appropriations, Secures Transportation Funds for Miami Dade

December 8, 2018 - 6:00am
Mario Diaz-Balart

Getting ready to bow out as chairman of the U.S. House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., was able to help bring almost $10 million of U.S. Department of Transportation funds to Miami Dade County this week. 

Marco Rubio Focuses on Small Business Issues on Capitol Hill

December 10, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio

On Capitol Hill last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., focused on small business issues, bringing out a new bill even as he got another one through the U.S. Senate. 

Stephanie Murphy to Lead 50 House Democrats in Future Forum

December 6, 2018 - 10:45am
Stephanie Murphy

Wrapping up her first term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., will take over as chairwoman of the Future Forum, which defines itself as “an influential group of young Democratic members of Congress in the U.S. House of Representatives who advocate for issues and opportunities important to younger Americans.”

Marco Rubio Looks to Extend the NFIP Until September 2019

December 6, 2018 - 6:00am

With the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) set to expire at the end of the week, on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio brought out a proposal to reauthorize it until the end of September 2019. 



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